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Fortification Collection (#7)

"Discover the Majestic Fortifications Across the United Kingdom and Europe" Conisbrough Castle J910009

Background imageFortification Collection: JERUSALEM: JAFFA GATE. Jaffa Gate, one of the eight gates to the Old City in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: JAFFA GATE. Jaffa Gate, one of the eight gates to the Old City in Jerusalem. Photograph, mid 20th century

Background imageFortification Collection: Chateau de Peyrepertuse, a Cathar castle, Languedoc, France, Europe

Chateau de Peyrepertuse, a Cathar castle, Languedoc, France, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: ROLLO (c860-c931). Norse chieftain and Viking leader. Rollo and his fleet attack Paris, France

ROLLO (c860-c931). Norse chieftain and Viking leader. Rollo and his fleet attack Paris, France, in 885 A. D
ROLLO (c860-c931). Norse chieftain and Viking leader. Rollo and his fleet attack Paris, France, in 885 A.D. Wood engraving, 19th century

Background imageFortification Collection: Castle of Pierrefonds, medieval France

Castle of Pierrefonds, medieval France
Castle of Pierrefonds, built circa 1400, restoration by Viollet-le-Duc, 1858. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFortification Collection: Germanic invasion stopped at Fiesole, 406 AD

Germanic invasion stopped at Fiesole, 406 AD
Roman general Flavius Stilicho confronts Radagaisus, Ostrogoth leader, at Fiesole. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFortification Collection: Medieval Fortification, Hume Castle, 1988

Medieval Fortification, Hume Castle, 1988
Hume Castle, Scottish Borders, Scotland

Background imageFortification Collection: Aydon Castle J860107

Aydon Castle J860107
AYDON CASTLE, Northumberland. View of the orchard and the 13th century fortified manor house

Background imageFortification Collection: Housesteads Roman Fort N080599

Housesteads Roman Fort N080599
HADRIANs WALL: HOUSESTEADS FORT, Northumberland. View of the latrine block showing the water troughs and channel. hadrian

Background imageFortification Collection: Dover Castle K940322

Dover Castle K940322
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. View of the Inner Bailey from the North West

Background imageFortification Collection: Warkworth Castle K920122

Warkworth Castle K920122
WARKWORTH CASTLE, Northumberland. The Castle Keep from the River Coquet

Background imageFortification Collection: Birdoswald Roman Fort N070974

Birdoswald Roman Fort N070974
HADRIANs WALL: BIRDOSWALD ROMAN FORT, Cumbria. Remains of Roman walls with tree and visitors on the horizon. hadrian

Background imageFortification Collection: Cliffords Tower J920591

Cliffords Tower J920591
CLIFFORDs TOWER, YORK CASTLE, North Yorkshire. A reconstruction drawing of the motte, bailey & early timber buildings; late 11th century built on the orders of William I

Background imageFortification Collection: Beeston Castle J870184

Beeston Castle J870184
BEESTON CASTLE, Cheshire. Reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper of the Outer Gatehouse with hay carts entering the castle

Background imageFortification Collection: Launceston Castle, Cornwall DP264413

Launceston Castle, Cornwall DP264413
Launceston Castle, Castle Lodge, Launceston, Cornwall. Drone photography, aerial view of the motte, shell keep and gatehouse from the south-west

Background imageFortification Collection: Weavers Castle, Eriskay, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, c. 1880 s

Weavers Castle, Eriskay, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, c. 1880 s
19th century vintage photograph: Weavers Castle, Eriskay, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, c.1880 s

Background imageFortification Collection: Buchanan Castle, East Front, 1933. Creator: Unknown

Buchanan Castle, East Front, 1933. Creator: Unknown
Buchanan Castle, East Front, 1933. View of Buchanan Castle, a country house in Stirlingshire, Scotland. It was built in the mid 19th century as a home for the Montrose family

Background imageFortification Collection: View over Lindos town, Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

View over Lindos town, Rhodes, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Sunrise at Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) in winter, Devon, England, United Kingdom

Sunrise at Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) in winter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Medieval walls of Pembroke Castle (Castell Penfro), birthplace of King Henry VII of

Medieval walls of Pembroke Castle (Castell Penfro), birthplace of King Henry VII of England, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: View of Richmond, Yorkshire, England, 1788. Creator: George Cuit

View of Richmond, Yorkshire, England, 1788. Creator: George Cuit
View of Richmond, Yorkshire, England, 1788

Background imageFortification Collection: A Cricket Match at Christchurch Priory, Hampshire, 1850, (1947). Creator: Unknown

A Cricket Match at Christchurch Priory, Hampshire, 1850, (1947). Creator: Unknown
A Cricket Match at Christchurch Priory, Hampshire, 1850, (1947). Spectators watching a match on Stanpit Marsh outside the town of Christchurch, (now in Dorset)

Background imageFortification Collection: Bowes Castle, Durham DP175364

Bowes Castle, Durham DP175364
Bowes Castle, Durham. Henry IIs 12-century keep, on the site of a Roman fort guarding strategic Stainmore Pass over the Pennines

Background imageFortification Collection: The Connaught Rangers. The Capture of The Citadel at Badajoz, 1812, (1939)

The Connaught Rangers. The Capture of The Citadel at Badajoz, 1812, (1939). British forces storming a French-held fortress in Spain during the Battle of Badajoz, 6 April 1812

Background imageFortification Collection: Two Rogues Calling Themselves Weavers Made Their Appearance, c1930. Artist: W Heath Robinson

Two Rogues Calling Themselves Weavers Made Their Appearance, c1930. Artist: W Heath Robinson
Two Rogues Calling Themselves Weavers Made Their Appearance, c1930. An illustration from The Emperors New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen. From Hans Andersens Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen

Background imageFortification Collection: Plan of Bremenium, 1902

Plan of Bremenium, 1902. Bremenium was an ancient Roman fort (castra) located at Rochester, Northumberland, England. The fort was one of the defensive structures built along Dere Street

Background imageFortification Collection: Mary Queen of Scots Compelled To Sign Her Abdication in Lochleven Castle, 1567, (1878)

Mary Queen of Scots Compelled To Sign Her Abdication in Lochleven Castle, 1567, (1878). Artist: Thomas Brown
Mary Queen of Scots Compelled To Sign Her Abdication in Lochleven Castle, 1567, (1878). After Sir William Allan (1782-1850)

Background imageFortification Collection: The Genius of Poetry Finding Burns at the Plough, 1840. Artist: John Rogers

The Genius of Poetry Finding Burns at the Plough, 1840. Artist: John Rogers
The Genius of Poetry Finding Burns at the Plough, 1840. Robert Burns, Scottish poet. Burns (1759-1796) was a pioneer of the Romantic movement

Background imageFortification Collection: Windsor Castle, 1880

Windsor Castle, 1880. A watercolour sketch from Windsor Castle and the Water-Way Thither by W H Davenport Adams, published by Marcus Ward and Co, (London, 1880)

Background imageFortification Collection: Agnes, Countess of Dunbar (1312?-1369), known as Black Agnes, 1338 (early 20th century)

Agnes, Countess of Dunbar (1312?-1369), known as Black Agnes, 1338 (early 20th century). She is seen on the battlements at the defence of Dunbar Castle in 1337-1338 when her husband

Background imageFortification Collection: April, 1412-1416. Artist: Paul Limbourg

April, 1412-1416. Artist: Paul Limbourg
April, 1412-1416. Planetary figure of the Sun in his chariot, and zodiac figures of Aries (Ram) and Taurus (Bull) at the top

Background imageFortification Collection: Wertheim, Germany Wertheim Castle overlooks the Main river valley

Wertheim, Germany Wertheim Castle overlooks the Main river valley

Background imageFortification Collection: Crusaders Castle in Syria

Crusaders Castle in Syria
Syria, crusaders castle of Krak Des Chevaliers (Qala at al Hosn), a UNESCO Site

Background imageFortification Collection: Overlooking the historic town of Begur with the remains of the castle of Begur, Costa Brava

Overlooking the historic town of Begur with the remains of the castle of Begur, Costa Brava, Spain, Iberian Peninsula, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Hue Citadel, flag tower, Hue, North Vietnam, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Asia

Hue Citadel, flag tower, Hue, North Vietnam, Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageFortification Collection: Old watchtower Baluarte de San Diego, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Asia

Old watchtower Baluarte de San Diego, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageFortification Collection: Dover Castle N120036

Dover Castle N120036
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The Great Tower, Inner Bailey and North Barbican from the north west

Background imageFortification Collection: The Roman West Gate, Pevensey Castle J940501

The Roman West Gate, Pevensey Castle J940501
PEVENSEY CASTLE, East Sussex.The Roman West Gate

Background imageFortification Collection: Garrison Walls, St Marys, Isles of Scilly N100221

Garrison Walls, St Marys, Isles of Scilly N100221
GARRISON WALLS, St Mary s, Isles of Scilly. Aerial view of the Elizabethan Star Castle

Background imageFortification Collection: Helmsley Castle N100097

Helmsley Castle N100097
HELMSLEY CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View of the castle showing the ruins in its rural setting

Background imageFortification Collection: Rochester Castle J860149

Rochester Castle J860149
ROCHESTER CASTLE, Kent. View of the keep from castle grounds

Background imageFortification Collection: Dover Castle Great Tower N090150

Dover Castle Great Tower N090150
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. Exterior view of the Keep, from the North East

Background imageFortification Collection: Malta, Valletta

Malta, Valletta. The fortified walls of Senglea, one of the many fingers of the city that jut into the Grand Harbour

Background imageFortification Collection: Stokesay Castle K011754

Stokesay Castle K011754
STOKESAY CASTLE, Shropshire. A 13th century fortified manor house. View of the castle from the south west with swans and pond in the foreground

Background imageFortification Collection: Kenilworth Castle J850011

Kenilworth Castle J850011
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. General view

Background imageFortification Collection: Etal Castle K971839

Etal Castle K971839
ETAL CASTLE, Northumberland. View of the Tower House from the west with the Gatehouse beyond

Background imageFortification Collection: Goodrich Castle and surrounding countryside N080739

Goodrich Castle and surrounding countryside N080739
GOODRICH CASTLE, Herefordshire. Aerial view of the castle showing its strategic positioning beside the River Wye

Background imageFortification Collection: Pendennis Castle N080668

Pendennis Castle N080668
PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. Exterior view of the Keep




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"Discover the Majestic Fortifications Across the United Kingdom and Europe" Conisbrough Castle J910009: Step back in time as you explore the formidable walls of Conisbrough Castle, a symbol of strength and power. Barnard Castle J860320: Marvel at the strategic location of Barnard Castle, perched high above the River Tees, offering unparalleled views and protection. Portchester Castle K991184: Immerse yourself in history at Portchester Castle, where Roman fortifications blend seamlessly with medieval architecture. Nunney Castle N061017: Admire the charming ruins of Nunney Castle, a small but mighty fortress nestled amidst picturesque surroundings. Iron-age British Camp hill fort and Malvern Hills in autumn, Great Malvern, Worcestershire: Witness nature's beauty while exploring an ancient hill fort on the stunning Malvern Hills during autumnal splendor. Dunnottar Castle outside Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland: Experience awe-inspiring coastal vistas from Dunnottar Castle's dramatic cliff-top perch - a true testament to Scotland's rich heritage. Roman latrine J000112: Uncover fascinating insights into daily life within Roman forts as you visit this well-preserved latrine - a unique glimpse into ancient hygiene practices. Steam train on Swanage Railway near Corfe Castle, Dorset: Travel back in time aboard a steam train through picturesque countryside to reach Corfe Castle - an enchanting journey filled with nostalgia. Carreg Cennen Castle near Llandeilo, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire: Be captivated by Carreg Cennen castle's rugged beauty as it stands proudly atop a limestone crag amidst breathtaking Welsh landscapes. Bamburgh Castle K021974: Behold one of Northumberland's most iconic landmarks - Bamburgh Castle, an imposing fortress overlooking the stunning North Sea coastline.